The Beekeeper

What You Need To Know About Honey Bee Stings

What You Need To Know About Honey Bee Stings

An immediate sharp burning pain, a red mark at the site, swelling and itching; honey bee stings are no fun.
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Build Confidence, Develop Your Technical Skills And Learn Hands-on Beekeeping

Build Confidence, Develop Your Technical Skills And Learn Hands-on Beekeeping

Looking to build confidence, develop your technical beekeeping skills and/or learn the hands-on aspects of beekeeping?

Moving from theory to practice always presents a multitude of challenges.  Whether it is building up the courage to work a hive of 60,000+ honey bees, looking to try your hands at the craft or need some coaching, our beekeeper has developed a mentorship program to help you with the tools you need to succeed.

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Interested In Hosting a Backed By Bees Bee Yard?

Interested In Hosting a Backed By Bees Bee Yard?

We are always looking for great locations and partners to host one of our honey bee yards. 

Interested? Read the post to find out if we would be a good fit!

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The Blessing of Beekeeping Where 4 Uniquely Distinct Seasons Exist

The Blessing of Beekeeping Where 4 Uniquely Distinct Seasons Exist

The changing of the seasons can certinaly be a belssing and a curse at times it seems, but in the beekeeping world, it presents a unique set of advantages.
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Thinking Of Keeping Bees?

Thinking Of Keeping Bees?

It's always a really exciting, and nerve wracking decision to finally go for it and become a beekeeper.  It's a great hobby to take up and really seems to have something to offer for everyone.  From woodworking to animal husbandry, gardening, painting, crafts with hive products and interacting with Mother Nature, we all find out quickly that taking up beekeeping is really more involved than just playing with bugs!

Before you get started however, there are a few questions to think about.

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Why Choose Raw Honey

Why Choose Raw Honey

Whats the difference between raw honey and liquid honey? - heat and filtration
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Putting some numbers to 'busy as a bee'!

Putting some numbers to 'busy as a bee'!

Looking for some really cool facts about just how hard bees work?

Check some of these out...

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Honey Crystallization - How to avoid or reverse

Honey Crystallization - How to avoid or reverse

If you are used to using either liquid honey or honey in its liquid state and have never used crystalized honey, there are a few tips and tricks that you can use to get honey back to its liquid state without diminishing its nutritional value.

 

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